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The project offers a collection of Open Source packages for Manjaro/Arch Linux/EndeavourOS.

    Gtk themes

    Kvantum (Qt) themes

    Lightdm themes

    Grub themes

    Icon themes based on Mint and Flat Remix Icons.

    Gnome extensions.

    Wallpapers.

    Packages built from the AUR.

All packages in the repository are created by one person, James Bielefeldt, the projects creator. They are signed with his key and no one else has the private key, or its passphrase. AUR packages have been checked prior to creating the package and hosting them in the repository.







New Repository

In September 2021 the new repository went online. It is enabled in all releases after September 1, 2021. It is signed with a stronger gpg key than the original repository and will add additional security for users and the project.
The new key will also sign all newly released iso's.
It contains all types of packages listed above that previously existed as well as all new packages the project creates. The repository packages are authenticated by the local package manager with a signature file and the public keyring preventing any changes to a package.

The new repository was enabled and the new key installed in all the SbK 21.1 releases and all releases going forward. If something goes wrong and Pamac or Packman error out because the key is not found open a terminal and as root or with sudo  enter:

sbksign

This will add the key again and resign the repository. Some of the first 21.1 releases did not have this script, you can download it here.

Adding the repository to older SbK spins and non SbK installs.

The repository can be added to Manjaro/Arch Linux by adding the following to your /etc/pacman.conf

[sbk-repo]
SigLevel = PackageRequired
Server = http://repo.spinsbykilz.com/2/files/repository/stable/x86_64/


Since the repository is signed you will need to download and add the keyfile before installing packages. After downloading the key open a terminal and enter the following:

sudo pacman-key --add /path/to/downloaded/keyfile
then  

sudo pacman-key --lsign-key 620BB134B4239576







Source Files

In the repository there are compiled files in packages with varying open source licenses. In order to comply with those licenses, and erring on the side of caution, I am making available all the source files for compiled packages here.  Few if any have been changed. Theme packages are not compiled and those packages contain all the source necessary to my knowledge.








Old Repository

In September of 2021 the project moved to a new repository signed by a much stronger gpg key. On June 8th 2022 the old repositories were emptied, leaving only empty database files to prevent package manager errors. Anyone running a SbK spin prior to the 21.1 release is strongly advised to change to the new repository.
On September 29th 2022 I created a symlink linking the old repository with the new. Users will have to download and install the new signing key to access the files. Then run the following commands.

    sudo pacman-key --add /path/to/downloaded/keyfile

then 

sudo pacman-key --lsign-key 620BB134B4239576























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